Wonderbox Boys

The WonderBox: A Gift that Keeps on Giving!

Our partnership with Wonderdal is one which began in 2019 and has continued to blossom since. Wonderdal is a state-of-the-art interactive edutainment centre for children on the beautiful Hazendal Estate. The wonderful world of Wonderdal is a magical and educational experience, with the power to open a child’s mind to the worlds of science, nature and learning in a new way. Not all children have the resources to access this wonderful world of...

Kanonkop Trailrun

Trail Fun in the Winelands!

Running is one of the three pillars of our 3 Rs Programme, so it is only fitting that our children LOVE TO RUN! And certainly nothing has changed in 2022. The Anna Foundation children have already taken part in three running events this year, and plan to do many more. Trailfun hosts a league of trail running events on various wine farms throughout the Western Cape on Saturday mornings, and they have kindly hosted the Anna Foundation in three of...

LEGO League IT Course

As part of the LEGO league arranged by On The Ball Foundation, three girls from our Arabella after school project were selected to participate in a 12-week IT course that centered on robotics and technology.  On The Ball sponsored both the LEGO and iPads needed to participate, and over the duration of the course, students worked in teams to build LEGO masterpieces, using iPads to add sound and movement to their creations. The course gave our learners the opportunity to practice...

Christmas Drive: Hygiene Packs

It’s been a tough year financially for many people, and even basic necessities are sometimes hard to afford. This year, we are putting together Christmas hygiene packs to gift all our learners at the end of the school year, as we head into holiday season. It’s our way of rewarding them for their efforts this year and wishing them well for the festive season.  We would be very grateful for your support. Here’s how you can help: Financial donation: R50 covers the cost of...

Girls on bikes!

Anna Foundation is committed to inspiring and motivating young girls to get in the saddle! Our ladies charity team at FNB Wines2Whales is just one way we’re walking the talk – as trail runners Ronel Nattrass of Runstrong and our founder Anna Kathleen Brom swap their running shoes for cleats and tackle the 3-day Chardonnay event that kicks off on Friday 5 November! We are proud to be supported by other organisations and professional female cyclists who are...

Team Anna Foundation Rides To Close The Education Gap

It seems all single-track leads to Hermanus this November for the much-anticipated FNB Wines2Whales 3-day stage race. One charity cycling team making a bright yellow splash at the event is Team Anna Foundation. The 10-strong band of Cape Winelands residents hopes to raise awareness and funds to help close the education gap within the Western Cape’s disadvantaged rural and farming communities.  Collectively, the group is a cycling force to be reckoned with, boasting an exhaustive list of cycling accolades in their...

Mid-Term Report 2021

In the blink of an eye, we find ourselves mid-way through a new year. With equal amounts of pride and urgency, we want to shout from the rooftops “we are still here!” Amid rising Covid infection rates and prolonged school closures, we soldier on, educating and nurturing our children in rural and farming communities. Teaching hours at our after school centres have soared in 2021 as we help to catch up from school closures over thelast 15 months. One-to-one maths...

Versus Socks adds Anna Foundation as an official charity partner

Setting the pace for social responsibility through sport   We are very excited to announce a new partnership with homegrown company Versus Socks. With a key focus on sport as one of three pillars for childhood development, we are proud to team up with a local Stellenbosch business that is using sport to bring together people from all walks of life. Versus Socks is the brainchild of two former Stellenbosch University students, Hanno Lategan and Jurgens Uys, Starting from humble beginnings...

World Environment Day

I have learned you are never too small to make a difference. – Gretha Thunberg To acknowledge and honour World Environment Day on Saturday 5h June, Anna Foundation learners from Neethlingshof joined forces with Dreyer Cleaning and Utility Services and took to the streets of Stellenbosch to do their bit for the environment. Armed with gloves, rubbish bags, rakes and a ‘can-do’ attitude, they made light work of a full clean-up of Victoria Street, by enthusiastically removing piles of Autumn leaves from the gutters and picking...

Swiss Epic 2021

Anna Foundation is proud to be selected as one of the chosen charities for the Swiss Epic 2021, alongside Pump for Peace, in their quest to develop the sport of mountain biking and provide access for those who are less fortunate. The Swiss Epic is part of the Epic Series’ flagship Legend event taking place between 17 and 21 August 2021.  Stretching across 347 kilometres of world-class mountain biking trails, the race is set among the breath-taking mountains and...